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Hobbies: which shared, which individual?

(6 Posts)
letsgomaths Sun 04-Nov-12 20:21:01

A new survey: which hobbies do you share with your DP, DH or DW, and which are individual? Those where kids are included also welcome!

Horse riding, badminton, travelling, singing.

Mine (I am male):
Organ playing, cycling, some computer games, Harry Potter.

Harp, cross-stitch, photography, Instagram, Star Trek, different computer games!

SinisterBuggyMonth Mon 05-Nov-12 00:53:07

Well, this just makes me worry...

Me: dancing, jewellery making, general crafty stuff, baking

Him: DIY, Gardening

Shared: music n gigs, tv, films, enjoying the kids/moaning about the lack of time to enjoy any of the above because of the kids

When did we get so old... I'm only 36 you know

Thistledew Mon 05-Nov-12 01:00:54

Mine: DIY, photography, gardening MNing

DP: Baking, reading science fiction, twitter.

Shared: cycling, walking when we are on holiday. Cycling is the most time-consuming hobby for both of us.

BadLad Mon 05-Nov-12 02:01:05

Mine: some video games, taking photos, chess, history, football (playing and following)

Wife's: martial arts, heavy metal, cooking, gardening

Shared: art galleries, travel, eating out

We take some interest in the personal hobbies of the other. I have been to watch her train and take part in martial arts tournaments in the past, and she plays Wii Sports, Wii Fit and a bit of Tekken with me. And she'll come to a few matches next time we are in the UK together. But largely we leave each other to their hobbies - I don't think I'd want to discuss the finer points of difficult parts in games with her, and her martial arts and heavy metal gigs are times she goes out with those who are into it.

TheDarkestNight Mon 05-Nov-12 02:19:06

We share most of ours: History, old buildings, camping, reading, good food, board games, computer games, music

Mine: Dancing, I sing more than him, I prefer 20th century literature, I only really watch comedy TV/films

Him: Cycling, modern architecture, he likes 19th century stuff, he watches more films and TV of varying genres

We do share most of our interests though, and we try to involve each other in our things... I'm working on getting him to sing more, as he as a lovely voice! And I think he'd like me to cycle, but I just can't get into it.

weegiemum Mon 05-Nov-12 02:28:45

Shared: travelling, reading, eating, theology, church activities, music (appreciation!), writing.

Me: crafty stuff, cooking, baking, music (playing), swimming.

Him: computer games, board games (he does that with kids a lot), motor racing, current affairs and politics,

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